automotive aluminium

Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Luxury Sedan

Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Luxury Sedan

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. will be the supplier of aluminium auto body sheet to Mercedes-Benz for the upcoming third generation of the firm’s CLS-Class of midsize luxury sedans. Constellium made the announcement yesterday, explaining that it has been...


Novelis to Open US$300 MM Automotive Aluminium Sheet Plant in SW Kentucky

American rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. unveiled plans yesterday to construct and operate a 200-thousand-metric-tons-per-annum automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. Per the firm’s press release, the US$300 million greenfield facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment lines for use in producing aluminium sheet for subsequent molding into such automotive parts […]

Auto Supplier Shape Corp. Buys Aluminium Extruder Magnode

Southwest Michigan auto supplier Shape Corporation announced to its investors yesterday the acquisition of southwest Ohio aluminium extruder Magnode Corporation. Although specifics of the deal were not given at the time of the announcement, Shape indicates that Magnode will be come a division of Shape, and that the acquisition will close early in March of […]

Constellium Extends Partnership with Audi to Provide Automotive Aluminium for the A7

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium titan Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday the continuation of a longstanding partnership with Audi AG to supply aluminium Automotive Body Sheet and structural components for the automaker’s latest model, the A7 Sportback. The firm said in a press release that it will be the primary supplier of aluminium Automotive Body Sheet […]

Aleris Opens US$400 MM Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Production Facility in NW Kentucky

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. opened a new, US$400-million aluminium automotive body sheet production facility at its plant in Lewisport, Kentucky earlier this month. According to the firm’s announcement released yesterday, the Lewisport plant is an effort by the company to capitalize on the current and expected continued growth of aluminium demand in […]